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Keeler helping eyecare project in Malawi

Tue, 09 May 2017 13:09:16 +0000

Keeler has donated an ophthalmoscope/retinoscope set to a group of Cardiff University students for an eyecare trip to Malawi this August. The team of 12 second year undergraduate optometry students will spend a month in the country, providing free vision screenings, donating second-hand spectacles to local communities and teaching refraction to doctors in local hospitals. […]

 

Keeler celebrates its 100th anniversary in style

Wed, 03 May 2017 13:19:13 +0000

Keeler celebrated its 100th anniversary in style on 2 May with a visit from the Mayor of Windsor, a staff celebration and a huge cake. “It’s such a landmark for any company to reach 100 years,” said Keeler’s Managing Director Abbas Sotoudeh. “To reach that milestone when the company is in such good shape and […]

 

100 Years of Innovation from Keeler

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:39:15 +0000

When Charles Davis Keeler left Philadelphia in 1906 with his wife and children to start up the Standard Optical Company in London, he could not have imagined the company he would go on to pioneer. From its foundation as a dispensing optician in London’s West End in 1917, Keeler Limited has evolved out of all […]

 

Eyecare mission to Uganda provides free eye tests to over 500 rural residents

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:26:55 +0000

With only 11 practicing ophthalmologists* and 70 ophthalmic clinical officers** for a country of 36 million people, Uganda is chronically underserved by eyecare specialists. It is estimated that 1.5 million people suffer from avoidable blindness, a problem that is directly attributable to the desperate shortage of eye-care professionals. In poorer rural communities, visual impairment due […]

 

Help Keeler Celebrate its 100th Anniversary at Optrafair

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:15:45 +0000

Keeler is turning 100 just a few weeks after this year’s Optrafair exhibition (1-3 April). There’s sure to be a lot of Centennial celebrations going on at the company’s Optrafair booth (number G50) so please drop by and say hello! As well as celebrating its Century, Keeler will of course be exhibiting its extensive product […]